Upcoming Events

Sonia has spoken at more than 400 universities, colleges, conferences, high schools, libraries, book clubs, and events. She is an inspiring and dynamic speaker who often receives standing ovations. She hopes to fit most speeches in 2018 into the spring and fall months, so she has time to work on her next book. Click here to view descriptions of her most common speeches. Click here to see clips of her talks.


Indianapolis, IN

August 20, 2018
Butler University

Downey, CA

August 23, 2018
Los Angeles County Office of Education
Leadership Conference

Madison, WI

Oct. 2, 2018
University of Wisconsin, Madison

Kansas City, KS

October 4, 2018
Kansas Humanities

Beaverton, OR

October 8, 2018
Beaverton School District

Bakersfield, CA

October 11, 2018
California Humanities


Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA

Feb. 22, 2019
Chadwick School

Los Angeles, CA

April 19, 2019
East Los Angeles College


Torrance, CA

May 2, 2019
El Camino Community College